Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha has released the online application form for the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) 2017. Applicants who wish to apply for OTET then send online application form. The selected applicants will be appointed as Primary School Teacher. Candidates can submit Odisha TET Application Form between 23rd August to 6th September 2017. See below details to get more information about application form, eligibility, exam date etc.
OTET 2017 Details
Exam Name: Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test
Eligibility: The following conditions of eligibility have been laid down by the Government of Odisha, Department of School and Mass Education vide the Resolution No.14302/SME, Bhubaneswar, dated the 04/06/12
(I) Persons having the following minimum qualifications shall be eligible for appearing in OTET.
(a) Category-A ( Paper- I ) Higher Secondary (+2 or its equivalent) with at least 50 % marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education(CT). OR Higher Secondary (+2 or its equivalent) with at least 50 % marks and 2-year Diploma in Education(Special Education). OR Graduation and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education/ 2-year Diploma in Special Education.
(b) Category-B ( Paper- II ) Graduation with at least 50% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) OR Graduation with 50 % marks and 1-year B.Ed.(Special Education) OR Higher Secondary (+2 or its equivalent) with at least 50 % marks and 4-year B.A.Ed./ B.Sc.Ed. Provided that relaxation of 5% minimum qualifying marks in +2 or graduation level, as the case may be, shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to SC, ST,OBC/ SEBC category.
Provided further that candidates having minimum marks in +2 or graduation level, as the case may be, prescribed at the time of admission in teacher education courses shall also eligible to appear in OTET.
(II) Persons who are pursuing (final year) any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or by the RCI, as the case may be) specified above in both the categories.
(III) Persons declared eligible by the State Govt./ NCTE/ Govt. of India from time to time.
(a) As per Government of Odisha, School and Mass Education Department Letter No.23860/SME dated 21/10/2013, the untrained candidates, belonging to SC,ST & PH Category having required percentage of marks ( 5 % relaxation in minimum qualifying marks in +2 or Graduation Level as the case may be, for the candidates belonging to SC & ST categories ) shall be eligible. THIS IS ONLY TO PROVIDE TO BETTER OPPORTUNITY TO SC,ST & PH CANDIDATES AND THIS DOES NOT GIVE THEM ANY ENTITLEMENT FOR ENGAGEMENT.
(b) As per ADDENDUM No.SME-EL2-EL2-0060-2015 1646/ SME dt.21/01/2016 of the Government of Odisha, School and Mass Education Department, the following guide lines shall be added to the Para-4 of the Resolution issued from the Government, Department of School and Mass Education Vide No.14302/SME dtd-04/06/2012 regarding eligibility of minimum qualification for appearing OTET Examination. (Relaxation of 5 % in minimum qualifying marks in +2 or graduation level, as the case may be, shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to PWD category)
(IV) Candidates eligible to apply under category –‘B’ (Paper-II) of the State’s guidelines (Resolution No. 14302/SME/ Dt 04/06/2012), shall not be eligible to apply under category- ‘A’ (Paper- I).
(V) Passing OTET would not confer a right of any person for recruitment / employment as it is only one of eligibility criteria for appointment.
Starting Date for Submission of Online Application Form: 23rd August 2017
Last date for Submission of Online Application Form: 6th September 2017
Admit Card Available From: 12th September 2017
Date of Exam for OTET 2017 : 25th September 2017 till 11.45 P.M.
Application fee is Rs. 500/- to be paid through SBI Collect Portal.
How to Apply for OTET 2017:
The Information Brochure and Online Application Form is available in the website : http://www.bseodisha.ac.in Syllabus of the entrance examination is available in the website as well as in the Information Brochure.